Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Sony Bravia 1080p 46-Inch LCD HDTV Now Shipping

 |  |  |  |  |  |  |  October 18, 2006


Sony has begun shipping their new 46-inch BRAVIA XBR LCD Flat Panel HDTV.

Sony KDL-46XBR3 LCD TV

The Sony KDL-46XBR3 features all the bells and whistles you’d expect from a top-notch display. The panel features full 1080p (1920×1080) native resolution and three 1080p HDMI inputs (two on the back, one on the front). The set is also equipped with a wide variety of analog connections including one S-Video, three Composite, two Component and one VGA inputs. Also on-board is an ATSC tuner for receiving over-the-air HDTV signals. However, there are no cablecard slots, which is a bit of a bummer.

The set offers Sony’s advanced “Digital Reality Creation” v2.5 video system, which improves sharpness and dimensionality, while limiting nasty artifacts like edge enhancement. Full-black to full-white contrast ratio measures admirable 7000 to 1 and Sony says you can expect a “real world” number of 1300 to 1. Backlighting is provided by a wide color gamut cold cathode fluorescent lamp, said to provide a wider than normal color range.

List price is $4599.99 and the set is available now from SonyStyle, but can be found through other retailers for about $500 less. The set’s 52-inch (KDL-52XBR2 and KDL-52XBR3) brethren should also be available in November for about $2000 to $2500 more.



LEGO Ships vs. Ocean Waves

LEGO Ships vs. Ocean Waves

World’s First Triple Flair

World’s First Triple Flair

Whammy Davis Jr. Whammy Bar

Whammy Davis Jr. Whammy Bar

BMW Celebrates Its Final V12 with a Special M760i xDrive

BMW Celebrates Its Final V12 with a Special M760i xDrive

Nuro’s Third-Generation Autonomous Delivery Vehicle Revealed

Nuro’s Third-Generation Autonomous Delivery Vehicle Revealed

Noble M500 Has the Heart of a Ford GT

Noble M500 Has the Heart of a Ford GT

Advertisement